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Mirsk commune

An urban-rural commune in the south-western part of the Lower Silesia Province, situated at the foot of the Izera Mountains, on the route from Szklarska Poręba to Świeradów-Zdrój.

On photo Mirsk bird’s-eye view

The location of the commune right next to the Polish-Czech border, in the vicinity of hiking, cycling and skiing routes in the Jizera Mountains and the Jizera Foothills makes it one of the most attractive regions of Lower Silesia. The southern part of the commune should be of interest mainly to people who like to spend their free time on active recreation – two Polish ranges of the Jizera Mountains can boast not only a well-developed network of routes, but also attractive viewpoints (Smrek, Kocioł, Kamienica, Stóg Izerski and others .). However, the commune and the city of Mirsk also encourage you to travel in the footsteps of history, including numerous monuments of cultural heritage. In Mirsk itself, there are many monuments of significant historical value that testify to the centuries-old tradition of the city – its history dates back to the first half of the 19th century. 14th century (location in 1337). And so, in the place of the temple dating back to 1346, in the years 1562-1567 the church of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a late-gothic-renaissance building to which a baroque tower was added in the 18th century (the church’s equipment includes, among others, historic organs, a classicist pulpit and a baptismal font). The first town hall in Mirsk was built only a few years earlier (around 1559) as a Renaissance structure with a tower, the only element of the original building that was preserved during the reconstruction of the building at the end of the 18th century. The Evangelical church from 1757 was ruined in the post-war period but organs are still in use in the Evangelical-Augsburg church in Wisła.

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